Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Qoutes for the Week

"There is no use whatever trying to help people who do not help themselves. You cannot push anyone up a ladder." --Andrew Carnegie

"I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession a duty." --John D. Rockefeller

"The moment the slave resolves that he will no longer be a slave, his fetters fall. Freedom and slavery are mental states." --Mohandas K. Gandhi

"There is a class of colored people who make a business of keeping the troubles, the wrongs and the hardships of the Negro race before the public. Having learned that they are able to make a living out of their troubles, they have grown into the settled habit of advertising their wrongs- partly because they want sympathy and partly because it pays. [Some] do not want the Negro to lose his grievances, because they do not want to lose their jobs." --Booker T. Washington

5 comments:

Shirley Buxton said...

Excellent.

DeadMule said...

Whoa.

Mookie said...

2 comments...2 words. I'm confused about "Whoa."

DeadMule said...

Are you aware of the huge debate (difference of opinion) between Booker T. Washington and Frederick Douglass? Hint: Douglass is not the conservative.

Mookie said...

I didn't know about Douglass, I knew his, at least from the author's POV, more historical goings back and forth with WEB DuBois